The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
England / South West
Rank 225 216 210
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 16 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 27
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4866 5667 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.49% 97.07% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4037 4704 4917
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -3 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Devon +5 2 £30,000 -
Bristol -8 2 £42,500 +3.03%
Wiltshire - 2 £41,250 -
Somerset -10 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (48.00%) DevOps
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (44.00%) MySQL
4 11 (44.00%) Puppet
4 11 (44.00%) CentOS
5 10 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) MariaDB
7 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) Debian
7 7 (28.00%) Perl
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) QA
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (24.00%) Security Hardening
9 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (20.00%) OpenStack
9 5 (20.00%) JBoss
9 5 (20.00%) Apache
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) Tomcat

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) JBoss
1 5 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) SSH
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) MariaDB
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) GitLab
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
1 2 (8.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) CESG
1 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (44.00%) CentOS
4 10 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (28.00%) Debian
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) Unix
8 2 (8.00%) Solaris
9 1 (4.00%) AIX
9 1 (4.00%) HPUX
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) DevOps
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Security Hardening
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (56.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Jython
6 1 (4.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) KVM
2 2 (8.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) Squid
3 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Ansible
3 3 (12.00%) Nagios
4 2 (8.00%) Capistrano
5 1 (4.00%) Check_MK
5 1 (4.00%) Grafana
5 1 (4.00%) Pingdom
5 1 (4.00%) Salt
5 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Infobright
5 1 (4.00%) New Relic
5 1 (4.00%) PagerDuty
5 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.00%) Zend
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago